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‘911 Moment’: Biden’s Health Secretary Hears Stories of Children’s Mental Health Challenges at Delaware Forum

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Cris Barrish
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WHYY
From left, high school student Andrew Celio discusses his mental health struggles as U.S. Rep. Lisa Blunt Rochester and U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Xaxiera Becerra listen.

The mental and behavioral health crisis facing American kids in the third year of the pandemic took center stage Monday at a prominent children's hospital near Wilmington. During the forum, a member of President Biden's cabinet heard concerns from parents, kids, doctors and politicians. WHYY's Cris Barrish has more.

(Original air-date: 8/5/22)

Cris Barrish, a national award-winning investigative reporter, covers stories about Delaware.